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Operating Systems

Operating Systems

Understanding the design and development of computer operating systems is an important aspect of computer science. This variety of titles provides a holistic range to support this area of university study.

2014 | Computer Science | Book

Embedded Operating Systems

A Practical Approach

This practically-oriented textbook provides a clear introduction to the different component parts of an operating system and how these work together. The easy-to-follow text covers the bootloader, kernel, filesystem, shared libraries, start-up …

Authors:
Alan Holt, Chi-Yu Huang

2008 | Computer Science | Book

Practical Distributed Processing

Distributed processing has a strong theoretical foundation, but many day-to-day practitioners make limited use of the advantages this theory can give them. The result includes unreliable systems with obscure and intermittent failures, that can …

Authors:
MA, DPhil, MBCS CITP Phillip J. Brooke, BSc, MSc, PhD Richard F. Paige

2017 | Computer Science | Book

Pro Linux System Administration

Learn to Build Systems for Your Business Using Free and Open Source Software

Implement a SOHO or SMB Linux infrastructure to expand your business and associated IT capabilities. Backed by the expertise and experienced guidance of the authors, this book provides everything you need to move your business forward.

Pro Linux …

Authors:
Dennis Matotek, James Turnbull, Peter Lieverdink

2015 | Computer Science | Book

Beginning Ubuntu for Windows and Mac Users

Beginning Ubuntu for Windows and Mac Users is your comprehensive guide to using Ubuntu. You already know how to use a computer running Windows or OS X, but learning a new operating system can feel daunting. If you've been afraid to try Ubuntu …

Author:
Nathan Haines

2011 | Computer Science | Book

Beginning Ubuntu Linux

This sixth edition of Beginning Ubuntu Linux introduces all of us—newbies, power users and system administrators—to the Natty Narwhal Ubuntu release.

Based on the bestselling fifth edition, this edition introduces the new Unity interface while not …

Authors:
Emilio Raggi, Keir Thomas, Sander van Vugt

2016 | Computer Science | Book

System Architecture

An Ordinary Engineering Discipline

The pillars of the bridge on the cover of this book date from the Roman Empire and they are in daily use today, an example of conventional engineering at its best. Modern commodity operating systems are examples of current system programming at …

Authors:
Wolfgang J. Paul, Christoph Baumann, Petro Lutsyk, Sabine Schmaltz